A Brooklyn man wanted for murder and parole violation was arrested this week in Binghamton after he was spotted driving a vehicle in the city.
Members of the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force attempted to take 26-year-old Taykwann Browne into custody around 4 p.m. Wednesday before police say he fled at high speed.
A short time later, Browne was involved in a car accident near Eldredge Street and Brandywine Avenue, police said.
The driver of the vehicle that Browne collided with called 911 and advised Browne to flee the accident on foot. Browne was then taken into custody by members of the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force on the railroad tracks nearby.
Investigators also found a loaded 9mm Ruger pistol, approximately 12.9 grams of fentanyl pills and assorted drug paraphernalia.
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As a result of the investigation, Browne was charged locally with attempted assault in the first degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third and fourth degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second and third degree. all crimes.
He was also charged with offenses of second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, second-degree obstruction of government administration, resisting arrest, and third-degree criminal misdemeanor.
Browne was on parole after serving a prison sentence for a first-degree conviction in Brooklyn, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
He was sent to the Broome County Jail without bail after his arrest.
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This article originally appeared on Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin: Man facing New York City murder charges arrested in Binghamton